Wedding Questions

Non-church Ceremony

August 13, 2017 4:13:40 am

Posted in Milwaukee, WI, USA
Emptyprofileicon Lindsay Fyksen Wedding date: May 18, 2013 Milwaukee, WI, USA

My finace and I are looking to get married somewhere downtown, preferrably outside. I looked into lake villa terrace, but they want $2,300 for 3 hours! Does anyone know of any nice places for just the ceremony to take place? Our reception is at Joey Buonas and I would prefer to not get married at a restaurant....Thanks! :)

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Emptyprofileicon Tim and Jessie Wedding date: October 16, 2010

January 11, 2012 2:51:59 pm

My wife and I had a fabulous wedding at the Urban Ecology Center just north of downtown I am slightly biased because I work there, but we did look at several venues and we felt it offered the best combination of price, feel and location. Good luck!


Emptyprofileicon Ashley Wright Wedding date: May 19, 2012 Milwaukee, WI, USA

January 11, 2012 3:39:50 pm

We are gettig married at the Iron Horse Hotel in "The Yard". That is costing us $1500 for 3 hours. Which is not cheap, but was reasonable after getting quotes from places like Villa Terrace. I like this option because they have back up space for us inside (May 2012 wedding) in case weather is bad. I had really wanted to use the gazebo at Pere Marquette park, but it just seemed like a hassle to me - especially not having a back up space.


Emptyprofileicon Ember Dahlvig Wedding date: July 30, 2011 Milwaukee, WI, USA

January 11, 2012 3:49:18 pm

we got married outside at Pier Wisconsin in their tent. AMAZING


Emptyprofileicon Susan Fenske and Wedding date: January 17, 2009 Milwaukee, WI, USA

January 11, 2012 4:26:24 pm

I had my reception at the Domes 3 years ago after they renovated. They also do wedding ceremonies as well. I like that it feels like it is outside but you don't have to worry about weather at all! I do not remember it being very expensive to rent the space because it is a county park.


Emptyprofileicon Leah and William Wedding date: June 15, 2012

January 12, 2012 7:05:42 am

We are getting married at the War Memorial. I'm not sure of the price for just a ceremony, but you should look into it, it is beautiful!


Emptyprofileicon April and William Wedding date: September 02, 2007

January 12, 2012 2:10:03 pm

One suggestion would be having a wedding at the Milwaukee County Zoo, if it works into the downtown range that you are working with. My husband and I had our wedding reception at the Peck's welcome area, was fabulous and I would do it all over again.


Emptyprofileicon Alexis and David Wedding date: September 06, 2008

January 17, 2012 7:42:30 am

We had our wedding reception 3 years ago at the Miller Room at O'Donnell Park. I recall it being fairly cost effective. It overlooks the lake beautifully and you could have the reception out in the park (with a backup being the room). Our favorite part about the venue was that it has a covered balcony to the room, so even if it rains the party can still enjoy being outdoors.


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